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Indian Golf and Turf Expo (IGE) 2019 targets a revenue of Rs 100 crore through Golf tourism in next five years

Peter Walton, President & Chief Executive, IAGTO – The Global Golf Tourism Organisation; Bruce MacPhee, Senior Agronomist, and Mike Orloff, Managing Director, Golf Industry Central were some of the leading lights of the global Golf Industry from among 500 delegates, who attended the 8th Indian Golf and Turf Expo (IGE) 2019.
South Asia’s largest Golf Industry Trade Show was held at New Delhi’s Thyagaraj Stadium on April 26-27, 2019. Speaking at the formal launch of the event, Suman Billa, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, said, “The Ministry of Tourism has long identified Golf as a potential tourism booster and has taken several measures, including developing more public courses, to grow and promote the sport in the country. In a welcome addition, this year’s IGE has also involved turf experts and professionals in a big way. This is so important to ensure that the best of infrastructure is available in the country to boost the prospects of Golf. I thank all partners in making IGE a success over the years and look forward to the 2019 edition.”
IGE 2019 saw around 50 domestic and international exhibitors display their products, conferences by eminent speakers, golf simulators to hone golf skills, putting and snag golf competitions, networking lunches, evening cocktails and gala dinner. About 37 Golf clubs from all over the country participated at the event.

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